naatʼáanii

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Navajo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /naː˨tʼaː˦˨niː˨/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

naatʼáanii (possessed form binantʼaʼí)

  1. leader
  2. boss, supervisor
  3. superintendent
  4. president
    NihiNaatʼáanii Barack Obama éí Wááshindoondi Alą́ąjįʼ dahsidáhígíí yilwoł.President Barack Obama is running for President.
  5. governor